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Change Text Case in Microsoft Word

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2021
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Microsoft Word or MS Word is a well-liked word processing software particularly used for creating documents such as Resumes, Writing reports, Letters, Assignments, brochures, Question papers, publishing PDFs, etc. It was released in 1993, and it is considered to be one of the Microsoft Office Suite’s Applications because of the powerful feature of integration with other Microsoft programs.  MS Word is popular among the market because of its wide variety of features like Adding Visual Effects to your text, Turning your text data into graphs, Adding visual impact to your document

Changing Text Case

Microsoft Word provides the user with some hands-on option to convert any text case to another text case.

Example: lowercase to UPPERCASE and UPPERCASE to lowercase

To change the text case, find the “Change Case” button on your Home bar as shown below:



You will find some options termed as Sentence Case, Lower Case, Upper Case, Toggle Case, Capitalize each word.

Steps to Change Text Case

The following are the steps to be followed to change the case of a particular text/paragraph. 

Step 1: Select the required text to be converted. 

Step 2: For text to be converted into Sentence Case select the Sentence case option.

Step 3: For text to be converted into Lower Case select the lowercase option. 



Step 4: For text to be converted into Upper Case select the UPPERCASE option.

Step 5. For text to be converted into Capitalized each word select the Capitalize Each Word option.

Step 6: For text to be converted into Toggle Case select the tOOGGLE cASE option.

The Quick and Effective methods to use the Change Case functionality is by using the Keyboard Shortcut Keys:

Step 1: Select the text you want to change.

Step 2: By pressing SHIFT + F3 you will be able to alternatively switch between other cases quickly.  

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